Tempur Sealy Customer Brings Class Action Over Data Breach

Law360, New York (June 12, 2017, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Tempur Sealy International Inc. and its former website host were slapped with a proposed class action in Georgia federal court Monday alleging that their lacking security practices opened the door to a 2016 data breach, which the company failed to inform customers about in a timely fashion.

Michelle Provost's complaint accuses Tempur Sealy and Aptos Inc. — which hosted the mattress retailer's website until late last year — of failing to appropriately safeguard customers' personal information, leading to a February 2016 breach that compromised sensitive data like customers' names, phone numbers, payment card account numbers and card expiration dates.

"Defendants allowed...

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